"Organically grown" food is food grown and processed using no synthetic fertilizers or pesticides. Organic certification to growers, handlers and food processors.
Organic agriculture is cultivation of plants without the use of artificial pesticides, herbicides or fertilizers and is produced by farmers who emphasize the use of renewable resources and the conservation of soil and water to enhance environmental quality for future generations.
Organic certification exists to provide consumers with the assurance that claims made by sellers of organic product have substance in fact. "Certified Organic" assures that products were produced and/or processed under conditions required by National Standards and/or international standards for Organic Production.